HH25: The Mulcaster Family: a Lead Smelting Dynasty


Generations of the Mulcaster family acted as agents for the Blacketts, ensuring the efficient running of the lead industry. This paper is a first attempt to outline the story of a family who were at the centre of the nationally important North Pennines lead smelting industry for many years in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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From Hexham Historian 25 (2015).  Authors: Ian Forbes and Yvonne Purdy. 2MB PDF.